Junior Ranger Explorer
What will you find? 

Junior Ranger Explorer

Borrow a free explorer kit for your walk in forest.

Families visiting Mary Cairncross should take advantage of our Junior Ranger explorer kits that may be borrowed free-of-charge from the front desk. Each portable kit is jam-packed full of science gadgets that will inspire your kids to become junior rangers exploring the biodiversity of our reserve. Magnifying glasses, sketch pads, phone-scopes and binoculars will all help your child complete our fun Junior Ranger challenge. Ask our friendly volunteers at the front desk to assist.

Each kit contains:

  • Phone scope
  • Binoculars
  • Magnifying glass
  • Junior Ranger Challenge Booklet
  • Pencils
  • Sketchbook

More amazing animals

A wallaby with status

A wallaby with status

If you are quiet in the forest you may be lucky enough to spot a Red-legged Pademelon hopping across the track. The Pademelon is a solitary, shy animal that is active both during the day and night, feeding on fallen rainforest leaves and fruits.